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Table 1 Indicators of the life-space assessment in participants included in the responsiveness and reproducibility samples

From: Life-space mobility assessment in older people in Finland; measurement properties in winter and spring

  Baseline (n = 806) Change to follow-up 1 (n = 806) Test (n = 39) Change to retest (n = 39)
Median IQR Median (IQR) Range Median IQR Median (IQR) Range
Life-space mobility (p) 64 30 0 21 -66 – 84 56.0 26.0 0 16.0 -40 – 40
Life-space dependency (p) 20.5 10 0 5 -21 – 18 20.0 10.0 0 0.5 -18 – 10
Life-space frequency (p) 34 13 0 11 -29 – 42 29.0 11.0 0 8.0 -20 – 20
Maximal life-space (%)           
Beyond town 52 421 0 0 -4 – 2 41 16 0 0 -2 – 1
Town 43 343   46 18  
Neighborhood 5 42   13 5  
Assisted life-space (%)           
Beyond town 48 388 0 1 -5 – 4 36 14 0 0 -3 – 1
Town 38 305   46 18  
Neighborhood 14 113   18 7  
Independent life-space (%)           
Beyond town 44 352 0 1 -5 – 5 31 12 0 0 -3 – 1
Town 28 228 44 17
Neighborhood 28 226 26 10
Limited life-space (%)           
Yes 28 226 0 0 -1 – 1 31 12 0 0 -1 – 1
No 72 580   69 27
  1. IQR = Interquartile range, p = points.
  2. % for ordinal variables.
  3. n for ordinal variables.